The Finance Act 2021 introduced a new tax on non-alcoholic, sweetened carbonated drinks which have the potential to generate additional funding for the health sector. In view of this, PharmAccess Foundation in partnership with Nigeria Health Watch and the World Bank, with the support of DGI Consult hosted health sector stakeholders at its “Health Financing Read More

DGI Consult is glad that the evidence generated from one of our research works has translated into government policy. In the quest to improve funding for family planning (FP) commodity procurement in Nigeria, DGI Consult was engaged by Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) in 2020 to conduct a detailed fiscal space analysis (FSA) for FP Read More

Given the importance of the media in shaping opinion, sensitizing the populace, and holding policymakers accountable, the UHC 2023 Forum in collaboration with the Nigeria Governors’ Forum Secretariat and Chatham House UK organized a media engagement workshop on 28th June, 2022. The workshop was aimed at leveraging the crucial role of the media in putting Read More

To raise the accountability bar for health sector financing including the implementation of the Basic Health Care Provision Fund (BHCPF) towards achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC), DGI Consult partnered with the Health Reform Foundation of Nigeria (HERFON), the World Health Organization (WHO), Legislative Initiative for Sustainable Development (LISDEL), Africa Health Budget Network (AHBN) and other Read More

In furtherance of the objective of putting Universal Health Coverage (UHC) on the political front burner ahead of the forthcoming 2023 general elections, the UHC 2023 Forum in collaboration with the Nigeria Governors’ Forum Secretariat and Chatham House UK organized a workshop to commence the process of articulating a citizen-led health manifesto on 31st March, Read More

Tuberculosis remains one of the world’s deadliest infectious diseases and a concerted effort is required to eliminate it. To commemorate this year’s World TB Day, DGI Consult joined other stakeholders in the supported States of Bauchi, Benue, Kano, Kaduna, Katsina, Lagos, Nasarawa, Oyo, Ogun, Plateau and Taraba to remind the government of the importance of sustainable Read More

To improve budget performance which has been identified as a major challenge that militates against adequate public spending on health in Ogun state, DGI Consult through the USAID-funded TB LON-3 Project engaged key stakeholders in the health and budget ministries and agencies through a 1-day capacity-building workshop. The capacity building workshop was held to deepen Read More

In the quest for improving funding for sexual and reproductive health (SRH), Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI)  engaged DGI Consult to conduct a detailed fiscal space assessment to uncover potential sources of additional funds for SRH in Kaduna, Kano, Katsina and Rivers States. The FSA identified the factors responsible for low government expenditure on SRH Read More

Development Governance International (DGI) Consult is glad to be a founding member of the UHC 2023 Forum – an apolitical and locally-led initiative committed to putting health on the political front burner in Nigeria. Considering that commencement of UHC journey is usually preceded by a political decision to set a country on the trajectory of UHC, the Forum Read More

In commemoration of the 2021 Universal Health Coverage (UHC) day, DGI Consult collaborated with the Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH), World Health Organization (WHO) – Nigeria, and other partners to organize a road walk on Saturday 11th December 2021. The road walk from Unity Fountain to the Federal Ministry of Health in Abuja was led Read More

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